Louisiana-Monroe holds off Little Rock for 48-44 win
MONROE, La. (AP) — Marvin Jean-Pierre drained a trey in the final minutes to give Louisiana-Monroe just enough cushion to hold off Little Rock 48-44 on Thursday night.
Coastal Carolina leads entire way in 65-60 victory
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Jaylen Shaw scored 15 points and Tyrell Gumbs-Frater added four 3-pointers and 14 points to help Coastal Carolina defeat Little Rock 65-60 on Thursday night.
The Chanticleers shot only 33 percent but made 23 of 34 free throws to 11 of 22 for the Trojans.
Gant, Washington lead Louisiana past Little Rock 77-63
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — JaKeenan Gant and Bryce Washington notched double-doubles and Louisiana opened Sun Belt Conference play with a 77-63 victory over Little Rock on Friday night.
Gant had 20 points and 10 rebounds, while Washington scored 15 with 19 boards for the Ragin' Cajuns (11-3). The duo helped Louisiana win the rebound battle 45-26. Frank Bartley IV added 16 points for the Cajuns, who are 9-1 in their last 10 games.
Little Rock routs U of the Ozarks 94-49
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Anthony Black scored a career-high 19 points with five 3-pointers, Ryan Pippins and Ben Marcus set career highs with 14 points apiece, and Little Rock routed Division III University of the Ozarks 94-49 Monday night to end a four-game skid.
Oliver Black grabbed 11 rebounds for the Trojans (3-9), who outrebounded the Eagles 29-18, outscored them 46-10 in the paint and scored 34 points off 19 turnovers.
Galbreath scores 22, Sam Houston State hangs on to win 57-55
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Chris Galbreath Jr. scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Sam Houston State survived late turnovers to edge Little Rock 57-55 on Friday night.
Trailing 57-49 with under two minutes left, Little Rock (2-9) turned three straight turnovers into a bucket by Ben Marcus and consecutive jumpers by Andre Jones to get within two. The teams exchanged misses before the Trojans had a lob pass inside stolen with two seconds left.
Central Arkansas beats cold-shooting Little Rock 69-54
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Mathieu Kamba scored 19 points, Jordan Howard added 18 and Central Arkansas rolled to an 69-54 victory over Little Rock on Saturday night.
Kamba was 6 of 10 from the floor, and Howard made two 3-pointers and finished 6-of-17 shooting for Central Arkansas (6-5).
Andre Jones scored 13 points and Anthony Black added 10 for Little Rock (2-7), which shot 28 percent from the field and missed 17 3-pointers.
White’s career-best double-double lifts Oral Roberts in 2OT
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Javan White scored 18 points and pulled down 20 rebounds — career bests in both and his second straight double-double — as Oral Roberts held off Arkansas-Little Rock 74-66 in double overtime on Saturday.
Albert Owens led the Golden Eagles (2-7) with 19 points, R.J. Fuqua added a career-high 15 and Emmanuel Nzekwesi 10.
Little Rock pulls away from C. Arkansas 71-65
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Andre Jones scored a career-high 24 points and Oliver Black grabbed a career-best 16 rebounds — seven offensive — and Little Rock rallied in the second half to beat Central Arkansas 71-65 Wednesday night.
Little Rock (2-5), which won its second straight, trailed 34-23 at intermission before using an 18-7 run and tied it at 41 with Anthony Black's 3-pointer. Otas Iyekekpolor gave Central Arkansas (4-4) its last lead, 50-49, with a layup.